Mark Schulman

Mark Schulman
Public Opinion Pollster and Co-founder/CEO SRBI

Mark Schulman, Ph.D. is a public opinion pollster and was co-founder/CEO of one of the

nation’s largest survey research/polling firms, SRBI. He has worked extensively with the news

media, major corporations, foundations, and government. For news organizations he has tracked

presidential job ratings, political campaigns, analyzed election results, and probed policy issues.

He served as Time magazine’s pollster for almost ten years. He was also on the ABC News

Election Decision Desk for many years. He has been widely interviewed in the news media,

including Time magazine, CNN, Fox News, the BBC, Vice Media/HBO, and many public radio



Schulman was 2002-2003 president of the American Association for Public Opinion Research

(AAPOR). He is the past president of the New York Chapter of AAPOR and received the

chapter’s Achievement Award. He was on the editorial board and served as a section editor of

Public Opinion Quarterly, the leading academic journal in its field.


Schulman received his B.A. from Washington College, Chestertown, Md., where he is member

emeritus of the Board of Visitors and Governors. He holds a M.A. at the University of

Wisconsin, Madison and a Ph.D. from Rutgers University. He also serves on the Board of

Governors of the New School University College of Performing Arts.